The "Special" Semi-colon Worksheet
The semi-colon has one main use and that is to separate closely related but independent thoughts in the same sentence. In this way, the semi-colon acts like a period. The semi-colon is sometimes used like a comma when separating long descriptions of items in a series. This use of the semi-colon is not addressed in this worksheet. Can be used as homework, classwork, or an assessment activity. Targeted to Grade 3 and Grade 4. Answer key is included.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.2.